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Pittsburgh to Columbus bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$15.00
Shortest Duration3h 20m
Trips per day8
bus carriers1
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Overall score for Pittsburgh to Columbus
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Ratings (Out of 5)
Irene Christleda Kamal
June 2, 2019Vacation
One of the worst experience I ever had.. Whole journey myself and others had urine smell all over bus.. The bus stinks very badly.. I complained to driver.. He took no action at all..
Please do something to remove the urine smell from the bus
Don’t ever travel with toxic smell in buss

How to book cheap bus tickets from Pittsburgh to Columbus

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Pittsburgh to Columbus is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Pittsburgh to Columbus were $26.89. By booking 24 days out, tickets are on average $16.70 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Pittsburgh to Columbus?

The distance between Pittsburgh and Columbus is approximately 161.98 miles, or 260.61 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 20 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Pittsburgh to Columbus?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Pittsburgh to Columbus by bus is usually on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Sunday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Pittsburgh to Columbus has the most daily schedules

On average there are 8 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Pittsburgh to Columbus, with an average of 8 trips per day and 170 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Pittsburgh to Columbus. Of the 8 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Columbus.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Pittsburgh to Columbus starts at $81.00.

1 carriers offer Pittsburgh to Columbus bus trips


Book Greyhound from Pittsburgh to Columbus from $14.00. There are 8 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Pittsburgh to Columbus and you can expect on average to pay $38.45 for a Greyhound ticket to Columbus. In Pittsburgh, Greyhound departs to Columbus from Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr, In Columbus, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Pittsburgh to Columbus takes 4 hours and 52 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Columbus in 3 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 8 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $47.55 for a weekend trip to Columbus.

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Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Pittsburgh. Most bus trips to Columbus will depart from:
  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr
Bus trips arrive in Columbus at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Columbus for trips arriving from Pittsburgh:
  • Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St
  • Ohio State Univ - 1739 N High St
  • Columbus Intl Arpt